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Classic at Madden's

11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-2080
+1 800-642-5363
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Great Golf Course

I don't know what I like best, the fact that it is a very challenging course or the fact that it is... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
FlyboyTed56
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Fergus Falls
Overpriced

Very disappointed with our visit here. The course is in very good condition, but the greens speed... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
RavensSteve
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GA
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Golfers have the option of playing this award-winning course from 4,883 yards all the way back to 7,109 yards; this makes the game a great test of players' skills.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 21:00
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11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-2080
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

I don't know what I like best, the fact that it is a very challenging course or the fact that it is one of the most beautiful courses carved out of the woods and kept as pristine as possible. It is not your typical resort...More

Thank FlyboyTed56
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thank you, we like to think you should be allowed to like all of those things equally. Our team works hard to keep the course conditions pristine each day of the season, so every golfer has the same experience. You are very kind to share...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed with our visit here. The course is in very good condition, but the greens speed is unrealistic with the slopes. An uphill putt that stops a foot above the hole should not then roll back 3 feet below the hole. Too many cross...More

Thank RavensSteve
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Thank you for playing The Classic at Madden’s. We sincerely appreciate your business. It’s our goal to provide you with an exceptional experience and value for your money, through not just the course design, but conditioning, service levels, pace of play, and the commitment to...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016

The Classic is just that...a classic. This is a beautiful, difficult, championship golf course carved from the woods in the central Minnesota's famous resort and lakes area. As a golf and travel writer I have been fortunate to play most of the states top public...More

Thank gordy g
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you for playing The Classic and for sharing your beautifully-written review. We are honored by your words and your recommendation means the world to us. We look forward to your next round on The Classic at Madden's.

Reviewed 6 August 2016

I have played this course many times. Along with the Giants' Ridge courses in Biwabik, it is my favorite course in Minnesota. Usually in better shape after spring. In excellent shape now. For non-Maddens patrons, it's pretty pricey.More

Thank 19papa47
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Thank you for playing The Classic, we are very honored to be one of your favorite courses in Minnesota! We limit our playing season to early May- early October to maximize course conditions and offer the best possible experience and value for our golfers. We...More

Reviewed 18 October 2015

Madden's at Gull Lake, just took a trip there, very beautiful place, a great fishermans paradise and or Golfers paradise with several courses in the area. The Club House is outstanding. The View is Breath taking. The atmosphere is so relaxing if you just need...More

Thank Ronald A
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

Thank you for visiting Madden's on Gull Lake and for sharing your positive review! We love hearing about our guests' experiences and couldn't be happier that you enjoyed the beauty of the property, golfing, fishing and relaxing. When a getaway is in order, we're happy...More

Reviewed 7 October 2015

Another great golf layout which is certainly a Top 100 you can play from Golf Digest. The staff was excellent and free yardage books are a nice touch without GPS.More

Thank Dave G
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2015

Dave G, thank you for playing The Classic at Madden's and for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. It means so much to us that you appreciated the layout of the course, the service of our staff and the yardage guides. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 21 September 2015

Beautiful course and very friendly staff. only wish I would of been able to play it before the storms this year. lots of trees are down but all it all it is a beautiful course to playMore

Thank brentopat
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Thank you for playing The Classic at Madden's! We love hearing about your experience and that you enjoyed the beauty of the course and the service of our staff. There are still plenty of trees left and we are thankful that none of the trees...More

Reviewed 9 September 2015

It is one of the most beautiful golf courses in MN, but I find it very challenging. I am a bogie/double bogie golfer, but it's enjoying the course. Well taken care of, the staff is fabulous, they go above and beyond. They lost a lot...More

1  Thank Carrie S
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

Thank you for playing The Classic at Madden's and for sharing your review for other golfers. Yes, it is a challenging course, which is why so many people love taking it on. We are so pleased that you appreciated the beauty and condition of the...More

Reviewed 27 September 2014

On our recent stay at Madden's. I really needed to get in a round at the Classic. It is awesome. The course is difficult, but playable. I wish the carts had GPS as the fairways are not marked that well. They have an app for...More

1  Thank Gary L
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2014

Thank you for golfing The Classic at Madden's and for sharing your review on Trip Advisor! Yes, The Classic is one of those challenges that is a lot of fun to take on. We recommend golfing The Classic with one of our professional caddies. They...More

Reviewed 31 July 2014

This course is so challenging! A lot of blind tee off shots. The views are so gorgeous and the course is very well maintained!More

Thank Danielle H
Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2014

Thank you for golfing The Classic at Madden's and for sharing your review on Trip Advisor! Yes, The Classic is a challenging course, which is what makes it so much fun! Taking a caddie on The Classic is a great way to take some of...More

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